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Taylor 500 Series 516e-Bari-LTD Limited Edition Grand Symphony Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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The fantastic 500 Series 516e-Bari limited edition Grand Symphony from Taylor is a baritone guitar featuring gorgeous quilted sapele back and sides topped with bearclaw Sitka spruce. The guitar’s husk... Click To Read More About This Product

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The fantastic 500 Series 516e-Bari limited edition Grand Symphony from Taylor is a baritone guitar featuring gorgeous quilted sapele back and sides topped with bearclaw Sitka spruce. The guitar’s husky voice (tuned from B to B) is brimming with warmth, low-end richness, midrange growl and a thick, but clear, top end with impressive projection and headroom thanks in part to Adirondack spruce bracing. A baritone makes a compelling addition to any guitarist’s acoustic arsenal for a variety of musical applications: accompanying a lower vocal range, adding a complementary acoustic texture to other acoustic guitar parts, or sparking fresh songwriting inspiration. 


Appointments include faux tortoise shell binding, a rosette of faux tortoise shell and grained ivoroid, grained ivoroid Century fretboard inlays, and a gloss finish body. The guitar also features Taylor’s natural-sounding Expression System 2 acoustic electronics, includes a special edition label inside the soundhole and ships in Taylor’s deluxe hardshell case.

ES2 Electronics
The Taylor Expression System 2 (ES2) is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylor’s ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the Expression System 2 is Taylor’s patented behind-the-saddle pickup, which features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors. The location of the sensors enables a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before. Together with Taylor’s custom-designed “professional audio”-grade preamp, this system produces exceptional amplified tone and responsiveness. On stage through a PA, plugged into your favorite acoustic amplifier, or direct into recording software, the Expression System 2 faithfully conveys the voice of your Taylor guitar.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body type: Grand Symphony (Baritone)
  • Cutaway: None
  • Top wood: Bearclaw Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Quilted Sapele
  • Bracing pattern: Adirondack Baritone
  • Body finish: Gloss, Medium Brown Stain
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard
  • Nut width: 1-3/4"
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 27"
  • Number of frets: 19
  • Neck finish: Satin, Medium Brown Stain
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
    Brand: Taylor
    Configuration: Behind the saddle pickup
    Preamp EQ: 1-band
    Feedback filter: No
    Tuner: No
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Taylor Nickel
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta/Tusq
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Baritone, Adirondack Bracing, Special Edition Label
  • Case: Brown Deluxe Hardshell GS Case
  • Accessories: N/A
  • Country of origin: USA
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